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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • IHTSDO Appoints New Head of Terminology

    June 24, 2015

    The IHTSDO is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr James Case as our new Head of Terminology.

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  • Positions open on the IHTSDO Management Board.

    June 23, 2015

    The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation is calling for applications for up to five positions on the IHTSDO Management Board. Management Board members serve two-year terms, which may be renewed, beginning in October.

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  • Join an IHTSDO Advisory Group

    June 19, 2015

    IHTSDO is forming seven new Advisory Groups to conduct specific activities that will contribute to the fulfillment of the Management Team's responsibilities or the organization's mandate. The Advisory Groups will be chaired by Management Team members and will be agile in nature, given the changing n...

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  • Proposed Deprecation of SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Epidemeological and Statistical Map

    June 17, 2015

    You are invited to participate in the public consultation stage of a proposed IHTSDO deprecation of the SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Epidemiological and Statistical Map.

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  • Proposed Deprecation and Withdrawal of Support of SNOMED CT Release Format 1 (RF1)

    June 17, 2015

    You are invited to participate in the public consultation stage of a proposed IHTSDO deprecation and withdrawal of support of RF1.

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